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Wanga International Safety Consulting Opens In Los Alamos

Wanga International Safety Consulting co-owner Scott Hafer at his new office on East Road. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

Safety is always a businesses number one obligation and Wanga International Safety Consulting strives to help companies meet this obligation.

Owners Scott and Dalila Hafer established their business in 2018 and opened their Los Alamos office in January at 2470 East Road, Ste. D.

Wanga is a full-service company, which addresses health, safety, environmental and industrial hygiene needs.


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Inside Arts Series Features Petr & Louise Jandacek

Inside Arts series begins with an interview with local artists Petr and Louise Jandacek. Courtesy photo

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The Los Alamos Museum of Art kicks off its Inside Arts series on PAC 8 with an interview with local artists Petr and Louise Jandacek.

Meeting Petr and Louise, individuals soon realize that their story has ever expanding chapters. Their energy, curiosity and creative spirit seem to have no limits. Arriving in this area in the late 1970s, Petr and Louise built the first and possibly only geodesic dome house in White Rock and filled it with children, art and a continuously growing


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Community Weighs In On North Mesa Housing Study

An open house held Jan. 30 for the North Mesa Housing Study drew a large turnout of community members. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County Council Chambers featured a full house Jan. 30. Residents filled the room to learn more about the North Mesa Housing Study.

Many participants expressed their skepticism toward the project, which is exploring the possibility of constructing homes on land owned by the Los Alamos Public Schools on North Mesa, and their concerns that they haven’t had an active role in it.


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Snyder: Delving Into History Of World War II POW Camps

Scene from Camp Concordia Museum in Concordia, Kan. Courtesy/LAHS

By Sharon Snyder
Los Alamos Historical Society

When Liz Martineau took over as executive director of the Historical Society last summer, I interviewed her for the Los Alamos Daily Post. In the course of that interview she mentioned that her father was a history buff and had written a book. “I’ll loan you a copy,” she said. The next day the book appeared on my desk—Camp Concordia: German POWs in the Midwest by Lowell A. May.

This week’s history column will no doubt read like a book review because Lowell May reeled me in with his first

BPU Approves Partnership To Bring Solar And Wind Renewable Energy To Los Alamos

An example of what the wind farm will be in Eastern New Mexico will look like. Courtesy photo

The solar panels located on the former landfill site in Los Alamos. The solar field being constructed by Uniper is in Central New Mexico. Courtesy/DPU

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has been negotiating a contract for renewable power that appears to be an all-around win.

A Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Uniper Global Commodities for 15 megawatts of energy from wind and solar projects in New Mexico was unanimously passed


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McQuiston: Four Common And Potentially Costly Homeowners Mistakes

By ALLEN MCQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

Owning a home is usually a great experience. But it can also be a hassle, especially when unexpected issues pop up—whether you have a minor breakdown or a major catastrophe, it’s almost certainly going to require time and money to fix.

In many instances, however, those “unexpected” issues shouldn’t really be a surprise at all, because they’re often caused by a lack of maintenance or other oversights by homeowners. And not just new homeowners, either: It’s common for people who have been in a home for years to neglect even some of the most basic tasks that can prevent


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Los Alamos Landscape And More Hosts Grow Group

Los Alamos Landscape and More owners Craig and Rachel Wehner gather this afternoon with members of Grow Group from Ohio at the Wehner’s business at 2470 East Road. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post

Kirsten@ladailypost.com

Members of the Grow Group, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, visit Los Alamos Landscape and More this afternoon at 2470 East Road. The local landscaping business is owned by Craig and Rachel Wehner.

In addition to touring Los Alamos Landscape and More, members of Grow Group visited the Los Alamos History Museum and had dinner with the


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